Industry Links

National Waste & Recycling Association 

The National Waste & Recycling Association is the trade association representing private-sector U.S. waste and recycling companies, as well as the manufacturers and service providers that do business with those companies.


Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF) 

Its mission: to develop and evaluate new approaches to manage municipal solid waste and to provide scholarships to America’s brightest and best.National Waste & Recycling Association


Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI) 

ISRI, a Washington, DC, based trade association, represents more than 1,600 for-profit companies – ranging from small, family-owned businesses to large, multi-national corporations -- operating at more than 6,000 facilities in the United States and 30 countries worldwide. Our members are manufacturers and processors, brokers and industrial consumers of scrap commodities, including ferrous and nonferrous metals, paper, electronics, rubber, plastics, glass and textiles.


Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) 

For nearly 50 years, the Solid Waste Association of North America has been the leading professional association in the solid waste field. Our association serves municipal solid waste professionals throughout North America with conferences, certifications, publications, and technical training courses.